Paul Sciarra

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Paul Sciarra
Born1980/1981 (age 39–40)[1]
Alma materYale University
Known forCo-founding Pinterest
Net worthUS$550 million (2016)[1]

Paul Sciarra (born c. 1981) is an American Internet entrepreneur. He is a co-founder of Pinterest.

Early life[edit]

Sciarra was born circa 1981[where?].[1] He graduated from Yale University.[1]


Sciarra worked at venture capital firm Radius Ventures, LLC. In 2008 he quit his job, along with Ben Silbermann, to create Cold Brew Labs.[2] That same year, Sciarra, Silbermann and Evan Sharp launched Pinterest, and Sciarra became the President and CEO.[3][2] In 2012, he left the company but remained on as an advisor.[4][5][6]

After leaving Pinterest, Sciarra took a role as an entrepreneur-in-residence at venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz.[7][8]

Personal life[edit]

Sciarra resides in San Francisco, California.[1] According to Forbes, he was worth an estimated $550 million in 2016.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Paul Sciarra". Forbes. Retrieved November 17, 2018.
  2. ^ a b "INSIDE PINTEREST: An Overnight Success Four Years In The Making". Business Insider. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  3. ^ "Co-Founder Paul Sciarra Leaves Pinterest, Ben Silbermann Is New CEO". Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  4. ^ "Pinterest Co-Founder Paul Sciarra Leaves, Ben Silbermann Officially Takes On CEO Roles". Techcrunch. April 2, 2012.
  5. ^ "Pinterest Co-Founder Paul Sciarra Is Out". Business Insider. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  6. ^ "Co-Founder Paul Sciarra Says Why He's Leaving Pinterest". Business Insider. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  7. ^ "Pinterest co-founder steps down". VentureBeat. April 2, 2012.
  8. ^ "Pinterest co-founder steps down". CNN. April 3, 2012.

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